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‘De jeleada, de vekjeada’: transnationalism, history, and the schooling of Low German Mennonites of Canada and Mexico

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This study is a multi-sited historical ethnography about the schooling of Low German Mennonites (LGM) in Canada and Mexico, two nations with sizeable LGM populations and that have significant transnational connections. Using fieldwork conducted in sSouthern Manitoba and nNorthern Mexico—interviews, participant observation in schools, and archival analysis, —I explore the variety of schooling options pursued by this ethno-religious minority group. Framed as a history of the present, I draw ...

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Education
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University of Oxford
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Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada More from this funder
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2019-05-14

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